All cops, all the time on TV

Tuesday night viewing: Road Cops, All New Road Cops, and Gold Coast Cops...

Even the New Zealand Police are having a laugh at the suggestion that there are too many cop shows on TV.

Women find this star creepy video

Hunky actor Channing Tatum went undercover as marketing executive 'Scott' for a Magic Mike XXL screening.

Magic Mike undercover in stunt that has fans feeling hot, and weird.

Pharell saves Kim in dress fire

Pharrell Williams, Helen Lasichanh, Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West  attend the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center.

Kim Kardashian's dress caught fire - with none other than Pharrell and his wife coming to the rescue.

First look at new Teletubbies

The new Teletubbies with touchscreens on their bellies.

3:02 PM  A first look at the new and revamped Teletubbies has been revealed.

Caitlyn: Kris mistreated me

Caitlyn Jenner in Vanity Fair

Caitlyn Jenner feels she was "mistreated" during her marriage to Kardashian momager Kris.

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celebrities

How Caitlyn won Bruce's medals

Bruce Jenner's female identity, Caitlyn Jenner, has been revealed on the cover of Vanity Fair.

3:22 PM  OPINION: Did Bruce Jenner or Caitlyn Jenner win Olympic gold medals and appeared on TV shows?

Shia LaBeouf's bizarre speech video

Shia LaBeouf has delivered a bizarre motivational speech that has spawned some hilarious parodies.

Pharell saves Kim K in dress fire

Caitlyn Jenner: Kris mistreated me

film

DVD review: What We Did On Our Holiday

What We Did On Our Holiday has

3:43 PM  The Brits have knocked the ball out of the park with this comedy flick starring Rosamund Pike, David Tennant and Billy Connolly

Star-studded Aloha never takes off

REVIEW: Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams struggle to find the magic in Cameron Crowe's Aloha.

Hunky actor Channing Tatum went undercover as marketing executive 'Scott' for a Magic Mike XXL screening.

Women find this star creepy video

Magic Mike undercover in stunt that has fans feeling hot, and weird.

music

A drummer's secret Welly

Musician Myele Manzanza, photographed in Wellington

"African drums are to contemporary music what Latin is to the European languages today."

NZGT winner to study at Cambridge

New Zealand's Got Talent winner Clara van Wel is heading to England in August to study at Cambridge University. 

Jason Payne of Helensville as Elvis.

Elvis still popular

Elvis Presley remains one of the world's greatest entertainment acts, even 38 years after his death.

tv & radio

First look at new Teletubbies

The new Teletubbies with touchscreens on their bellies.

3:02 PM  A first look at the new and revamped Teletubbies has been revealed.

Simon Cowell investigates dog scandal

Britain's Got Talent final under the spotlight after the winner was revealed to have used a stunt dog in her act.

Tuesday night viewing: Road Cops, All New Road Cops, and Gold Coast Cops...

All cops, all the time on TV

Even the New Zealand Police are having a laugh at the suggestion that there are too many cop shows on TV.

books

New Fifty Shades book on its way

The new Fifty Shades will focus in on Christian.

EL James will publish a sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey told from Christian's point of view.

Goldfinger girl Pussy Galore returns

Goldfinger girl returns in book licensed by family estate and penned by author Horowitz.

Otherwise by John Dennison.

In short: book reviews

Book reviews from New Zealand and overseas.

arts

Dutch masterpieces on show

James Harcourt hanging Portrait of Baertje Martens, 1640, for the Rembrandt Remastered Exhibition at NZAFA Gallery. The larger painting is Danae, 1636.

2:45 PM  Stunning Rembrandt reproductions, including the 5x4 metre The Nightwatch go on show in Wellington.

Cafe Royale is bringing the blues

Steady flow of musicians to play at Cafe Royale.

This message from builders who did renovations to the Bond Store - now the Museum of Wellington City and Sea - in 1926 has been uncovered. It reads: "This ceiling was boarded by A Wright & W Beeker on the 11 Jan 1926 to those who pull it down we wish you luck. Sailors Farewell".

Hidden messages uncovered at museum

Builders doing renovations at the Museum of Wellington City and Sea have uncovered messages from the past.

stage & theatre

A fast and furious Hamlet pays off

Rawiri Paratene (Polonius and Gravedigger) got the biggest laugh when he used a Kiwi accent in Globe to Globe's Hamlet in Wellington.

REVIEW: Globe to Globe Hamlet by William Shakespeare, directed by Dominic Dromgoole & Bill Buckhurst.

Secrets of a Broadway dresser

Dressers on Broadway are the invisible quick-change artists who transform stars like Helen Mirren in a moment.

Second Afterlife at Wellington's Circa Two is a compelling morality play which will appeal to the Facebook and YouTube generation.

Imaginative attention to detail in Second Afterlife

REVIEW: Second Afterlife is an outstanding revival of a Young & Hungry Festival of New Theatre play.

Video

Shia LaBeouf's bizarre speech

Shia LaBeouf has delivered a bizarre motivational speech that has spawned some hilarious parodies.

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